Spring is a great time to get out and look for wild edibles and wildflowers. One of the most common wildflowers that can be found in spring is the aptly named Spring Beauty. This flower is a member of the genus Claytonia, and is native to North America. It is a small, white or pink flower with five petals that grows in grassy areas and open woods.
The Spring Beauty is not only beautiful, but it is also edible. The top parts of the flower can be eaten raw in salads, and they have a pleasant taste. The corm, which is the underground stem of the plant, can also be eaten. It is small in size, but it has a good flavor and can be used as a substitute for celery in recipes. The midrib of the thistle leaves, which are also common in spring, can be eaten as well. It has a sweet and crunchy taste that is similar to celery.
Eating wild edibles is a great way to enjoy nature and get some healthy food at the same time. Spring Beauty and thistle leaves are two of the most common wild edibles that can be found in spring. They are both delicious and nutritious, and they are easy to identify and harvest. So why not get out and enjoy the beauty of spring while harvesting some delicious wild edibles?